“We found a real team,” said Michel Der Zakarian, the Montpellier coach after his team’s victory in Nice (2-1), which is sinking into crisis and who must “find the right path again », According to Francesco Farioli.

“We were in a bad position, we came to win, we played the match we needed, with a goal from a set piece, the first they have conceded this season,” Der Zakarian was satisfied in the conference Press.

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“I am very happy with the attitude of the players,” he continued. We found a real team.” For him, Montpellier “collectively defended well, apart from on the first goal, where Hefti, who was already injured behind the thigh, was late. Otherwise, we were very solid and very compact.”

“We expected this reaction from the players,” he concluded. To win, you have to defend well and fight together. As for success, we caused it.”

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His Nice counterpart Francesco Farioli acknowledges “difficult times”. “Once again, the episodes of the match really hurt us. But we have to get up with desire to get back into the match in Paris (in the Cup, Wednesday, editor’s note).”

For him, he and his players do not “lose the thread”, but must “find the right path”. “It hasn’t been going well for six or seven weeks, but we’re still here,” he said. Anything can still happen. The important thing is to find yourself. We can do a series again. we must remain united and together.”